Students assigned to TFA teachers scored higher than those assigned to comparison teachers, with the difference roughly equivalent to an additional 2.6 months of math instruction. Students taught by Teaching Fellows teachers had math scores that were about the same as those of their peers taught by comparison...
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Secondary Math Teachers from Teach For America and the Teaching Fellows Programs
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helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.